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Semcon in New Project to Futureproof Power Supply for Trains

Parul Dubey on May 13, 2019 - in News, Rail, Transportation

A new contract means that Semcon will be futureproofing the energy plants powering Swedish rail services. The contract covers a total of around 200 plants ensuring that trains can operate smoothly and safely. This project is an example of Semcon’s strategic focus on the rail industry.

With this new contract, Semcon is expanding its cooperation with the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket). The assignment involves management of administration data for both high voltage and low voltage electricity at the power plants all over Sweden for which the Swedish Transport Administration holds responsibility.

“In the long run, our job is to make sure that trains can operate smoothly and safely. The aim of the project is to maintain and further reinforce Swedish Transport Administration plants in terms of both personal safety and delivery capacity,” says Jörgen Ohlsson, Team Manager at Semcon.

Access to sustainable, safe and secure energy is fundamental for society as a whole. Plant documentation for transformer stations, junction boxes and plants of other kinds, for example, is crucial as we head towards a more efficient and reliable power grid.

“We are pleased and proud to have been entrusted with this task. Our expertise and innovative thinking demonstrate time and time again that we are able to deliver top-quality solutions that benefit society,” says Markus Granlund, CEO at Semcon.

Semcon has been working with the Swedish Transport Administration on a number of different projects since 2014. This new project extends over one year and could potentially be extended by a further three years.

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For more information, please contact:

Per Nilsson, head of communications and marketing, Semcon
Tel.: +46 (0)739 737 200 Email: per.nilsson@semcon.com

Semcon is an international technology company that develops products based on human needs and behaviours. We strengthen our customers’ competitiveness by always starting from the end user, because the person who knows most about the user’s needs creates the best products and the clearest benefits to humans. Semcon collaborates mainly with companies in the automotive, industry, energy and life science sectors. With more than 2,100 specialised employees, Semcon has the ability to take care of the entire product development cycle, from strategy and technology development to design and product information. Semcon was founded in Sweden in 1980 and has offices in over 30 locations in eight different countries. In 2018, the Group reported annual sales of SEK 1.8 billion. Read more on www.semcon.com

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